Programme, Sea Lines of Communication 2016: Discovery: 17 November 2016

 We are delighted to announce the programme for the Southampton Marine and Maritime Postgraduate Group’s third annual colloquium, Sea Lines of Communication: Discovery. The event celebrates and encourages diverse and interdisciplinary postgraduate and early career research across all fields of marine and maritime studies. The event is free, and open to all. We hope you will join us – please register here:

 Programme below the cut:

Sea Lines of Communication 2016: Discovery

The third annual colloquium hosted by the Southampton Marine and Maritime Postgraduate Group

17 November 2016

Programme

09:00-09:30 Registration (with tea, coffee & danishes) Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

09:30-10:00 Opening Address

Professor William Powrie, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment (University of Southampton)

Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

10:00-11:20 Session 1: Trade & Transport

Chair: Brenna Gibson

Professor Dominic Hudson (University of Southampton) – De-Carbonising Shipping – missing technology or missing political will?”

Hannah Stones (University of Southampton) – Uncrewed Ships and the Future of Passenger Transport

Kirsty Bolton (University of Southampton) – Crusade, territory, and identity in the Roman de Melusine

Zoumpoulia Amaxilati (University of Southampton) – The Shipowner’s Duty of Care Towards their Crewmembers and the Risk of Piracy under English Law

Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

11:20-11:40 Coffee Break Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

11:40-12.40 Session 2: Energy and Resources

Chair: Nicholas Flores Martin

Helen Currie (University of Southampton) – Towards the Development of a Globally Effective Behavioural Guidance System for Use in Fish Passage Systems

Sarah Westbury (University of Southampton) – ‘Practically the value of inferior firewood’: ideology, resources, and the restoration of HMS Victory

Ryan Holmes (University of St Andrews) – A Governance Assessment of LNG as a Marine Fuel: A Development Opportunity for the Arctic?

Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

12.40-13:30 Lunch Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

13:30-14.50 Session 3: Society and Government

Chair: James Spray

Professor Claire Jowitt (University of East Anglia) – Ungovernable Ships in Early Modern England

Elizabeth Alexander (Royal Holloway) – Power and Place at Sea: Stories from The Northland’s biography

Dr Jimmy Packham (University of Birmingham) – ‘wild and foolish grotesqueries’: Initiation Rituals and the Discovery of the Maritime Self’

Alberto Caparrós Álvarez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) – Singing from the Water: Discovering Wagner through his Mermaid Songs

 

Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

14.50-15.10 Session 3.5: Energy and Resources / Society and Government

Chair: Nicholas Flores Martin

Dr Jane Lavery (University of Southampton) – A Plastic Utopia? Scientific, Artistic and Literary Interdisciplinary (Counter) Responses to Ocean Plastics via notions of Horizons and the Humanities as Creative Energizer of Global Responsible Citizenry

 

Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

15:10-15:30 Coffee Break Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

15:30-16:50 Session 4: Climate and Environment

Chair: Nicholas Flores Martin

Dr James Dyke (University of Southampton) – Could sustainable shipping end up sinking society?

Jiayi Fang (Beijing Normal University) – Ports in China: Impacts of Coastal Flooding, Risks and Adaptation

George Winstone, Ben Chichester, and Jamie Vovrosh (University of Southampton) – Emergent Quantum Technologies and their Applications in Marine and Maritime Science

Yahya Aydin (University of Southampton) – Sense of Place and Belonging in a Redeveloping Waterfront Area

Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

16:50-17:10 Closing Address

Professor Anne Curry, Dean, Faculty of Humanities (University of Southampton)

Highfield Campus, Hartley Suite

(Building 38)

17:10-18:00 Wine Reception Arlott Bar

(Building 38)

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